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Archive for Sat, 02 Aug 2008

Swedish climber in K2 death drama

Swedish climber in K2 death drama

Swedish mountaineer Fredrik Sträng was forced to break off his expedition to help another team to safety as four people were killed in avalanches on the notoriously challenging Mount Godwin Austin.

Castration law for Swedish transgenders

A new proposal to introduce castration as a prerequisite for those undergoing gender reassignment surgery in Sweden has been met with outrage by a leading gay and transgender rights organization.

Swedish cows milk organic trend

Swedish cows milk organic trend

Although Swedish sales of organic milk are better than ever, it won't be possible to buy full-fat organic milk in your local supermarket as of next week.

Tightened rules for sick leave benefits

The 60,000 Swedes currently on sick leave are to lose their benefits rights by the year 2010.

Record Stockholm Pride parade despite rain

Record Stockholm Pride parade despite rain

Saturday's Stockholm Pride parade may have started with heavy rainfall, but it´s set to be the biggest Stockholm Pride parade ever, with over 80,000 participants.

Six men arrested for attempted murder

Six men were arrested during the early hours of Saturday in central Rättvik in north-central Sweden and charged with attempted murder.